Sedimentary Rocks Comp. Lab Ex. part 2
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Sedimentary Rocks Computer Lab

A reminder that your test is tomorrow, over ALL the rock types, their formation, and the rock cycle.

A. Go to the following web site


http://www.geology.iupui.edu/academics/CLASSES/G206/G206Links.htm


Click on "Sedimentary" on the sidebar.
Click on "Grain Size"

1. Describe the page content. (I just wanted you to see the types of sampling and statistical analysis used...)

Go to the following web site:

http://www.ees.nmt.edu/Geol/classes/geol318/homepage.html#SELECTED SLIDES


Click on "Flute Casts" and print out the image.

Go Back!!!

Click on "U.S.G.S. Bedform Sedimentology"

View each (ALL) of the quicktime movies for a better idea of how some bedforms are generated.


Go to the following web site:

http://www.gpc.edu/~pgore/geology/historical_lab/sedstructureslab.php


Sketch the drawings on the web site, and visually compare the sketch to the real examples in the photo's.

2. How do symmetrical ripples form?
3. What are sole marks, and how do they form?
4. What are flute marks? How do they form? How can we determine direction of flow using flute marks?

Go to the following web site

http://http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~rhmiller/geologictime/ANGULARUNCONFORMITY1.jpg


Sketch the rock layers, clearly defining the bedding planes of this ANGULAR UNCONFORMITY.

Go to the following web site, find and describe 1 "Virtual Geology Field trip" to the Southwestern US.


Virtual Geology Field Trip




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